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Carl Mervin Ogren

Sept. 11, 1941 - Oct. 5, 2023

Carl Mervin Ogren passed away surrounded by loved ones on October 5, 2023, in Bellevue, Washington. Carl was born in Britton, South Dakota, on September 11, 1941.

Carl grew up on the Ogren family farm in Langford, South Dakota. The oldest of seven siblings, he sometimes rode a horse to a rural, one-room schoolhouse and had daily chores to do such as tending to farm animals and working in the fields. He was a proud member of 4-H and had a knack for machinery.

Carl lived with a family member in Britton to attend high school "in the city". He graduated from Britton High School in 1959 and went on...


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